Inside Washington Sept. 18, 2011

This week on Inside Washington: A Republican wins a congressional seat in New York in a district that has been Democratic since the 20’s. What does the New York election, as well as a Republican victory in Nevada, tell us about where the country is headed?

New poll numbers indicate that all members of Congress better watch out for their own jobs in 2012.

As the President and the Speaker of the House wrestle over the direction of the economy, there is more bad news on unemployment and new census figures on poverty in America indicate that we are losing ground. Republican debates:

Mitt Romney, champion of Social Security, Rick Perry, guardian of Christian values. The Jackie tapes. The public hears hours of previously undisclosed comments by former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.